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Jul 17, 2018

BlueGranite’s Data & AI Client Success Earns Microsoft’s Highest Accolades

Angela DeYoung Posted by Angela DeYoung

Microsoft recently recognized BlueGranite’s expertise among big data, AI, and analytics partners, awarding us its highly sought 2018 MSUS Data & AI Partner Award for Big Data Analytics as well as a Finalist for the global 2018 Big Data Analytics Partner of the Year Award. Microsoft made the announcement in preparation for the annual Microsoft Inspire conference, taking place in Las Vegas July 15-19.

BlueGranite is excited that our success with Microsoft Data & AI solution delivery for our clients stood out among the 2,600 partner entries from 115 countries to merit one of only 39 coveted Microsoft award opportunities. We are honored by Microsoft’s recognition of our commitment to innovation and our pledge to provide our clients exceptional data and analytics solutions.

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Members of the BlueGranite leadership team in Las Vegas at the 2018 Microsoft Inspire Conference
From left to right: Mike Depoian, Erik Roll, Eric Wozniak, and Matthew Mace

Why We Won

Microsoft recognized the commitment to quality, innovation and digital transformation BlueGranite brings to every client engagement. We help companies across many industries – life sciences, healthcare, financial services, retail and manufacturing – leverage Microsoft’s revolutionary technologies, to re-imagine their products, services, and operations through solutions such as data lakes and machine learning. 

Our team of experts, the backbone of BlueGranite, takes pride in its ability to help at every stage of our clients’ data development. Whether an organization needs to modernize its data warehouse or data science workloads with Azure, or wants to create a roadmap to define its data strategy and assess areas of business impact, our world-class consulting team is up to the challenge.

David Willis, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s US Partner Group, said:

“By winning this award (2018 MSUS Partner Award for Data & AI), BlueGranite has shown leadership in customer impact, solution innovation, deployment and exceptional use of advanced features in Microsoft technologies over the past year. Your work to enable our mutual customers to achieve more shows your dedication to their success and stands out as a model to other US Partners.”

Nationwide Achievements

We are honored to be recognized among the best of the best in Microsoft’s partner network. BlueGranite’s founder and CEO Matthew Mace credits our team with the tribute for its dedication to continuous learning, innovation and creating a great experience for every client:

“It is an honor to be recognized and listed alongside a great number of strong Microsoft partners. We are thrilled by the recognition of our team's work to create value for our clients on Microsoft's Data and AI platform. Innovation, speed, cost savings, and flexibility that inherently come along with the use of the Azure Data Platform have helped our organization transform client enterprises by utilizing data as a strategic asset to drive insights and analytics.”

-- Matthew Mace

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Want to learn more?

Head on over to Microsoft’s Partner of the Year Awards and the MSUS Partner Awards to read more about the great achievements recognized this year. If you are looking to address your data and AI challenges, contact us today! Our experts are ready to assist and determine how we can help you streamline your operations, gain valuable insight, and translate that information into a larger bottom line.

Angela DeYoung

About The Author

Angela DeYoung

Angela is the Inbound Marketing Coordinator at BlueGranite. She joined the team in 2016 and is responsible for managing event coordination, marketing campaigns, social media pages, and optimizing marketing automation. Prior to BlueGranite, Angela held a marketing role with a CRM firm and obtained a BBA in Sales & Business Marketing from Western Michigan University.

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